Bird Lists

Río Palenque 

The "Centro Científico Río Palenque" bird list compiled by Ronald Navarrete and Félix Man-Ging. 

Great Tinamou  

Berlepsch's Tinamou  

Little Tinamou  

Least Grebe  

Pied-billed Grebe  

Neotropic Cormorant  


Fulvous Whistling-Duck  

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck  

Muscovy Duck  

Masked Duck  

Rufescent Tiger-Heron  

Cocoi Heron  

Great Egret  

Snowy Egret  

Little Blue Heron  

Cattle Egret  

Striated Heron  

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  

Black-crowned Night-Heron  

White Ibis  

Wood Stork  

Black Vulture  

Turkey Vulture  


Gray-headed Kite  

Hook-billed Kite  

Swallow-tailed Kite  

White-tailed Kite  

Snail Kite  

Double-toothed Kite  

Plumbeous Kite  

Tiny Hawk  

Crane Hawk  

Plumbeous Hawk  

Semiplumbeus Hawk  

Gray-backed Hawk  

Savanna Hawk  

Common Black-Hawk  

Short-tailed Hawk  

Harris' Hawk  

Gray Hawk  

Roadside Hawk  

Broad-winged Hawk  

Short-tailed Hawk  

Swainson´s Hawk  

Zone-tailed Hawk  

Variable Hawk  

Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle  

Black Hawk-Eagle  

Ornate Hawk-Eagle  

Red-throated Caracara  

Northern Crested-Caracara  

Barred Forest-Falcon  

Collared Forest-Falcon  

Laughing Falcon  

American Krestel  

Bat Falcon  

Rufous-headed Chachalaca  

Crested Guan  

Rufous-fronted Wood-Quail  

Gray-breasted Crake  

White-throated Crake  

Uniform Crake  


Paint-billed Crake  

Rufous-necked Wood-Rail  

Brown Wood-Rail  

Purple Gallinule  

Common Gallinule  



Wattled Jacana  

Greater Yellowlegs  

Lesser Yellowlegs  

Solitary Sandpiper  

Spotted Sandpiper  

Least Sandpiper  

Pied Plover  

Semipalmated Plover  

Collared Plover  

Laughing Gull  

Scaled Pigeon  

Pale-vented Pigeon  

Ruddy Pigeon  

Dusky Pigeon  

Plain-breasted Ground-Dove  

Ecuadorian Ground-Dove  

Croaking Ground-Dove  

Blue Ground-Dove  

White-tipped Dove  

Pallid Dove  

Ruddy Quail-Dove  

Great Green Macaw  

Chestnut-fronted Macaw  

Red-masked Parakeet  

Scarlet-fronted Parakeet  

Maroon-tailed Parakeet  

Pacific Parrotlet  

Blue-fronted Parrotlet  

Rose-faced Parrot  

Blue-headed Parrot  

Red-billed Parrot  

Bronze-winged Parrot  

Red-lored Amazon  

Mealy Parrot  

Dark-billed Cuckoo  

Squirrel Cuckoo  

Little Cuckoo  

Greater Ani  

Smooth-billed Ani  

Groove-billed Ani  

Striped Cuckoo  

Barn Owl  

Choco Screech-Owl  

Pacific Pygmy-Owl  

Crested Owl  

Spectacled Owl  

Black-and-white Owl  

Mottled Owl  

Common Potoo  

Lesser Nighthawk  

Common Nighthawk  


White-collared Swift  

Chestnut-collared Swift  

Chimmney Swift  

Chapman's Swift  

Band-rumped Swift  

Gray-rumped Swift  

White-tipped Swift  

Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift  

Bronzy Hermit  

Band-tailed Barbthroat  

White-whiskered Hermit  

Tawny-bellied Hermit  


Baron's Hermit  

Stripe-throated Hermit  

White-tipped Sicklebill  

Tooth-billed Hummingbird  

White-necked Jacobin  

Black-throated Mango  

Green Thorntail  

Western Emerald  

Green-crowned Woodnymph  

Emerald-bellied Woodnymph  

Violet-bellied Hummingbird  

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird  

Amazilia Hummingbird  

Andean Emerald  

Blue-chested Hummingbird  

Purple-chested Hummingbird  

Bronze-tailed Plumeletter  

Green-crowned Brilliant  

Booted Racket-tail  

Purple-crowned Fairy  

Long-billed Starthroat  

Little Woodstar  

Ecuadorian Trogon  

Slaty-tailed Trogon  

Western White-tailed Trogon  

Collared Trogon  

Northern Violaceous Trogon  

Ringed Kingfisher  

Green Kingfisher  

American Pygmy Kingfisher  

Broad-billed Motmot  

Rufous Motmot  

Blue-crowned Motmot  

Rufous-tailed Jacamar  

White-necked Puffbird  

Pied Puffbird  

Barred Puffbird  

White-whiskered Puffbird  

Orange-fronted Barbet  

Red-headed Barbet  

Crimson-rumped Toucanet  

Pale-mandibled Araçari  

Stripe-billed Araçari  

Choco Toucan  

Chestnut-mandibled Toucan  

Olivaceus Piculet  

Ecuadorian Piculet  

Crimson-mantled Woodpecker  

Golden-olive Woodpecker  

Lita Woodpecker  

Cinnamon Woodpecker  

Lineated Woodpecker  

Black-cheeked Woodpecker  

Choco Woodpecker  

Red-rumped Woodpecker  

Scarlet-backed Woodpecker  

Guayaquil Woodpecker  

Pacific Hornero  

Slaty spinetail  

Red-faced Spinetail  

Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner  

Western Woodhaunter  

Slaty-winged Foliage-gleaner  

Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner  

Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner  

Ruddy Foliage-gleaner  

Streaked Xenops  

Plain Xenops  

Tawny-throated Leaftosser  

Scaly-throated Leaftosser  

Plain-brown Woodcreeper  

Wedge-billed Woodcreeper  

Olivaceus Woodcreeper  

Northern Barred-Woodcreeper  

Black-striped Woodcreeper  

Spotted Woodcreeper  

Streak-headed Woodcreeper  

Red-billed Scythebill  

Brown-billed Scythebill  

Fasciated Antshrike  

Great Antshrike  

Western Slaty-Antshrike  

Russet Antshrike  

Plain Antvireo  

Pacific Antwren  

Checker-throated Antwren  

White-flanked Antwren  

Slaty Antwren  

Dot-winged Antwren  

Rufous-winged Antwren  

Rufous-rumped Antwren  

Dusky Antbird  

Jet Antbird  

Spotted Antbird  

Pacific Fire-eye  

Immaculate Antbird  

Chestnut-backed Antbird  

Bicolored Antbird  

Black-headed Antthrush  


Rufous-crowned Antpitta  

Streak-chested Antpitta  

Elegant Crescent-chest  

Sooty-headed Tyrannulet  

Golden-faced Tyrannulet  

Brown-capped Tyrannulet  

Southern Beardless Tyrannulet  

Tumbesian Tyrannulet  

Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet  

Gray Elaenia  

Pacific Elaenia  

Greenish Elaenia  

Yellow-bellied Elaenia  

Lesser Elaenia  

Rufous-winged Tyrannulet  

Torrent Tyrannulet  

Tawny-crowned Pygmy-Tyrant  

Streak-necked Flycatcher  

Olive-striped Flycatcher  

Ochre-bellied Flycatcher  

Slaty-capped Flycatcher  

Marble-faced Bristle-Tyrant  

Variegated Bristle-Tyrant  

Yellow Tyrannulet  

Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant  

Rufous-crowned Tody-Flycatcher  

Black-headed Tody-Flycatcher  

Brownish Twistwing  

Pacific Flatbill  

Fulvous-breasted Flatbill  

Yellow-olive Flatbill  

Yellow-Margined Flatbill  

White-throated Spadebill  

Golden-crowned Spadebill  

Pacific Royal-Flycatcher  

Ornated Flycatcher  

Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher  

Black-tailed Flycatcher  

Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher  

Tawny-breasted Flycatcher  

Brand-coloured Flycatcher  

Western Wood-Pewee  

Tumbes Pewee  

Olive-sided Flycatcher  

Acadian Flycatcher  

Alder Flycatcher  

Gray-breasted Flycatcher  

Black Phoebe  

Vermilion Flycatcher  

Long-tailed Tyrant  

Masked Water-Tyrant  

Bright-rumped Attila  

Ochraceous Attila  

Rufous Mourner  

Western Sirystes  

Dusky-capped Flycatcher  

Sooty-crowned Flycatcher  

Boat-billed Flycatcher  

Social Flycatcher  

Rusty-margined Flycatcher  

Gray-capped Flycatcher  

Streaked Flycatcher  

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher  

Piratic Flycatcher  

Tropical Kingbird  

Snowy-throated Kingbird  

Slaty Becard  

Cinnamon Becard  

Black-and-white Becard  

One-colored Becard  

Masked Tityra  

Back-crowned Tityra  

Speckled Mourner  

Rufous Piha  

Black-tipped Cotinga  

Purple-throated Fruitcrow  

Long-wattled Umbrellabird  

Red-capped Manakin  

Blue-crowned Manakin  

White-bearded Manakin  

Club-winged Manakin  

Green Manakin  

Thrush-like Schiffornis  

Rufous-browed Peppershrike  

Red-eyed Vireo  

Brown-capped Vireo  

Lesser Greenlet  

Swainson's Thrush  

Pale-eye Thrush  

Plumbeous-backed Thrush  

Pale-vented Thrush  

Ecuadorian Thrush  

Dagua Thrush  

White-capped Dipper  

Brown-chested Martin  

Gray-breasted Martin  

Blue-and-white Swallow  

White-thighed Swallow  

Southern Rough-winged Swallow  

Sand Martin  

Barn Swallow  

Band-backed Wren  

Fasciated Wren  

Bay Wren  

Whiskered Wren  

Speckle-breasted Wren  

Stripe-throated Wren  

House Wren  

White-breasted Wood-Wren  

Song Wren  

Southern Nightingale-Wren  

Tawny-faced Gnatwren  

Long-billed Gnatwren  

Tropical Gnatcatcher  

Slate-throated Gnatcatcher  

Tropical Parula  

Black-and-white Warbler  

American Redstart  

Northern Waterthrush  

Olive-crowned Yellowthroat  

Black-lored Yellowthroat  

Canada Warbler  

Gray-and-gold Warbler  

Buff-rumped Warbler  


Purple Honeycreeper  

Red-legged Honeycreeper  

Green Honeycreeper  

Golden-collared Honeycreeper  

Blue Dacnis  

Yellow-tufted Dacnis  

Scarlet-thighed Dacnis  

Scarlet-thighed Dacnis  

Guira Tanager  

Scarlet-and-white Tanager  


Thick-billed Euphonia  

Orange-bellied Euphonia  

White vented Euphonia  

Orange-crowned Euphonia  

Glistening-green Tanager  

Gray-and-gold Tanager  


Silver-throated Tanager  

Flame-faced Tanager  

Beryl-spangled Tanager  

Blue-necked Tanager  

Golden-hooded Tanager  

Blue-whiskered Tanager  

Bay-headed Tanager  

Rufous-winged Tanager  


Blue-gray Tanager  

Palm Tanager  

Lemon-rumped Tanager  

Summer Tanager  

Scarlet Tanager  

Dusky-faced Tanager  

White-lined Tanager  

Flame-crested Tanager  

White-shouldered Tanager  

Tawny-crested Tanager  

Scarlet-browed Tanager  

Yellow-throated Bush-Tanager  

Black-and-white Tanager  

Buff-throated Saltator  

Black-winged Saltator  

Slate-colored Grosbeak  

Rose-breasted Grosbeak  

Blue-black Grosbeak  

Crimson-breasted Finch  

Blue-black Grassquit  

Dull-colored Grasquit  

Lesser Seed-Finch  

Variable Seedeater  

Yellow-bellied Seedeater  

Chestnut-throated Seedeater  

Blue Seedeater  

Orange-billed Sparrow  

Rufous-collared Sparrow  

Yellow-rumped cacique  

Scarlet-rumped Cacique  

Yellow-billed Cacique  

Shiny Cowbird  

Giant Cowbird  

Scrub Blackbird  

Baltimore Oriole  

Yellow-tailed Oriole  

Peruvian Meadowlark  

Yellow-bellied Siskin  











Restricted range or endemic species 


Partners in Flight Watch List 


Critically Endangered 

Endemic Areas


Ecuador-Peru East Andes 


Upper Amazon – Napo Lowlands 




Chocó Lowlands 




Tumbesian Lowlands 


West Andes slope 


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